Study Connects Wildfires and Storms to Impaired Water Quality

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Water quality can be substantially diminished for several years after wildfire in response to relatively common local thunderstorms, according to a recent USGS study. USGS scientists led by research hydrologist Sheila Murphy collected extensive streamflow and water-quality data for three … Continued

Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill Phase IV Restoration Projects

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10 Deepwater Horizon restoration projects totaling  nearly $134 million have been selected and approved by the Deepwater Horizon NRDA Trustee Council. The approved projects are intended to benefit sea turtles, birds, and fish; increase recreational opportunities; and improve nearshore and … Continued

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